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Attitudes and Perceptions of the Canadian Labour Market on Careers in Oil and Gas

We surveyed over 2,000 working-age Canadians on their interest and willingness to pursue a career in Canada’s oil and gas industry. Nearly 40% felt that their career may be at risk, however the majority still found oil and gas to be a viable career option.

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Webinar: 2019 Labour Market Update and Workforce Trends

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Canada’s direct oil and gas workforce has become much leaner, shrinking from a peak of about 226,500 jobs in 2014 to forecasted employment of 173,300 in 2019 – a 23% drop. This spring the PetroLMI Division of Energy Safety Canada released two reports, one providing the 2019 employment fo...
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2019 industry workforce plans and insights

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To gather information on 2019 workforce plans, PetroLMI surveyed 16 oil and gas companies representing over 18,000 workers. Surprisingly, 80% of employers indicated that they were hiring or will be hiring in 2019. With a projected decrease in 2019 industry spending, it is surprising that the top fac...
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